'''Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano''' (January 16, 1838 – March 17, 1917) was an influential German philosophy|philosopher
whose work strongly influenced not only students Sigmund Freud
(whose doctoral dissertation he helped supervise), Kazimierz Twardowski
, Alexius Meinong
, and Thomas Masaryk
(as well as Masaryk's student, Edmund Husserl
), but countless others whose work would follow and make use of his original ideas and concepts.